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More cause and effect

What does it mean for today's trade from a technical aspect?
Before taking the trade and before market has opened:

1) we had a down in the start of the week
2) Wednesday turned and was green as well yesterday
3) NO new highs were produced though
4) High resistance is still to find above (9633)

So today's trade should be from the technical aspect 9:00 to 9:30 long
then 9:30 to 14:30 short

We will see
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Friday trade

Dax short 09:30 to 14:30

entry @ 9585
exit @ 9591
result - 6 points

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edit: quite a dull trading day!
VERY low volume (IB not even got 7,5k contracts in 30 minutes)
Yesterday the peak volume @14:30 was > 17,5k in 30 min.
Looks like we will not get some real moves today: @ratfink - stay with the 2 pints - and do not touch any keyboard.


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Week 19 result


Three trades
two positive (+113 + 73 points)
one negative (-6 points)
weekly result + 180 points
Points since week 2: 592

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Looks like we will not get some real moves today: @ratfink - stay with the 2 pints - and do not touch any keyboard.

Lol, just checked in and found your message, looks like I missed nothing in the Dax today! I expected a tough week between these trends but this week takes the cake! Had a very enjoyable software-keyboards time, looking forward to pushing some real triggers next week. Congrats on a good one and wishing you a great w/e. Two or Three Pints beckons! Cheers

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Monday trade

Dax short 10:30 to 13:00

entry @ 9615
exit @ 9645
result -30 points

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attention: little volume on IB.. only 4k - means some vola may result


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Dax short 10:30 to 13:00

entry @
exit @
result

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attention: little volume on IB.. only 4k - means some vola may result

Hi GFIs1

Could you pls tell me what IB is?

The volume on the DAX seems pretty thin this morning??

Thanks

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Hi GFIs1

Could you pls tell me what IB is?

The volume on the DAX seems pretty thin this morning??

Thanks

IB is Initial balance - the first 30 minutes after opening - 9:00 to 9:30 CET

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I trade using 5 mins charts and always get caught out.

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I trade using 5 mins charts and always get caught out.

I would recommend to use 30 min, 4h and daily chart for direction - and to
set the stop wide enough to be out of noise.

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Wednesday trade


Dax short 09:30 to 15:30

entry @ 9771
exit @ 9759
result 12 points

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